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Colonel R. L. Salzmann pins a first Lieutenant's bar on the shoulder of African American Lieutenant Jesse J. Holbert

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Title
Colonel R. L. Salzmann pins a first Lieutenant's bar on the shoulder of African American Lieutenant Jesse J. Holbert
Names
United States. Army. Signal Corps (Sponsor)
Collection

Military

Post-World War II Activity

U.S. Army training centers and military bases

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1945 - 1949
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
African Americans
African-American soldiers
Armed Forces -- United States
Military bases -- United States
African American men
United States -- Armed Forces -- African American officers
Military promotions
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Colonel R. L. Salzmann, executive officer of the Kitzingen Basic Training Center in Germany, pins a first Lieutenant's bar on the shoulder of Lieutenant Jesse J. Holbert, Orange, New Jersey, assistant provost marshal at the training center following a recent promotion from the grade 2nd Lieutenant. Holbert, once assigned as a bodyguard to General Eisenhower in 1943, entered the Army March 19, 1941. He was commissioned as an officer November 1, 1946. Awards he has received include the Legion of Merit, for outstanding service in North Africa from 1943 to 1944, North African campaign ribbon with two battle stars and the American victory ribbon."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Negative number: 1358
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b6225640-c645-012f-7ccb-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1945: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Colonel R. L. Salzmann pins a first Lieutenant's bar on the shoulder of African American Lieutenant Jesse J. Holbert" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1945 - 1949. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9ee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Colonel R. L. Salzmann pins a first Lieutenant's bar on the shoulder of African American Lieutenant Jesse J. Holbert" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9ee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1945 - 1949). Colonel R. L. Salzmann pins a first Lieutenant's bar on the shoulder of African American Lieutenant Jesse J. Holbert Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9ee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Colonel R. L. Salzmann pins a first Lieutenant's bar on the shoulder of African American Lieutenant Jesse J. Holbert